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Teaching Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Earlham College (IN)
  • Luther College (IA)
  • Rice University (TX)
  • Stephen F. Austin State University (TX)
  • Wells College (NY)
  • Willamette University (OR)

The purpose of this session is to provide an informal discussion forum for faculty teaching in the humanities and sciences who are engaged in integrating sustainability into their courses. Each ...

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Addressing Campus Sustainability Challenges with the Social Sciences: Linking Applied Learning to Student Performance

  • Portland Community College (OR)

What do the social sciences have to offer for understanding and addressing campus sustainability challenges? This is the question undergraduate environmental science and studies students explore as part of a ...

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Learning How to Apply Social Science Research by Solving Campus Sustainability Challenges

  • University of Michigan (MI)

“Social Sciences and Environmental Problems,” a 75-student class at taught annually at the University of Michigan (U-M), introduces six social sciences and how each can help understand and address environmental ...

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Integrating Sustainability Sciences into a Social Science Discipline: An Exploration in the Fiber, Textile & Clothing Field

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Climate change is a multifaceted global issue that is transforming Earth’s surface and atmosphere in response to human influences. The $2 trillion fiber, textile, and clothing (FTC) industry contributes ...

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Enforced Dependency in Globalized Political Economy

  • Prescott College (AZ)

This presentation examines mutually- and self-reinforcing systems of concentrated political and economic power of neoliberal globalization. The presenter defines the concept of enforced dependency and then analyzes the structural and ...

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Ecological Economics 101: Integrating Core Principles into Science and Social Science Courses

  • Creative Change Educational Solutions (MI)

For sustainability to take hold across the curriculum, educators must gain the skills to integrate ecological economics concepts into science and humanities courses. Yet the disciplinary boundaries of secondary and ...

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Relationship Economics: Causal Measurement Connects Sustainability Initiatives to Critical Outcomes

  • University of Chicago (IL)

To establish the first comprehensive and fully integrated university-wide sustainability system, a robust causal measurement system was created to guide strategic decision making, prioritizing the implementation of sustainability programs and ...

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Economics, Business and the Environment: Team-Teaching Sustainable Enterprise

  • St. John's University, New York (NY)

Business may be the fastest way to transform society towards sustainability so teaching about the process to business and economics students is vital as we try to head off catastrophic ...

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Geospatial sustainability: what is geospatial about sustainability, and what does it mean to students' learning of sustainability?

  • DePaul University (IL)

In this presentation I will promote the concept of geospatial sustainability with respect to sustainability curriculum. Geospatial sustainability highlights the geographic nature of sustainability with the help of digital and ...

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GIS and Sustainability: Project based Introductory GIS Course Curriculum

  • Furman University (SC)

An introductory level GIS course was modified to incorporate a sustainability focused term project. Students in the class learn the basics of GIS through lectures, intense classroom discussions, and structured ...

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Using GIS to Promote Sustainability

  • University of Oklahoma (OK)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have widespread applicability to many facets of the Sustainability world. In fact, GIS has its mid-1960's roots in the sustainability subfield of natural resources management ...

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SEE and Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Cooperation Among the Natural Sciences, Humanities and the Social Sciences

  • University of Dayton (OH)

The University of Dayton, a Catholic Marianist institution, is currently developing an interdisciplinary program, Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (SEE). SEE is not a new major in environmental studies, but ...

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Ecological Footprint Journal Assignment

  • Bellevue College (WA)

This is a journal assignment that I ask students to do after calculating their ecological footprint. The prompt from the last time I gave this assignment is attached.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Citizen Pledge Assignment

  • Bellevue College (WA)

As a Political Science instructor, one of my primary goals is to help students realize their rights and responsibilities as citizens. By “realize” I mean both knowing and appreciating what ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Global Trade Game

  • Bellevue College (WA)

One of the ways I like to assess student learning is through class games. I use this particular game to assess knowledge about globalization and the stake holders involved in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Facebook Project

  • Bellevue College (WA)

Here is a quarter long project that I use in my SOC:278 Global Sociology class. The Project Outline includes weekly assignments that require students to spend 50 minutes on ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Externalities in Microeconomics

  • Harper College (IL)

This assignment will be introduced when externalities is being taught in the course. In microeconomics externalities is a cost (negative) or benefit (positive) that is not passed on to the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Brooke Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems enhances Georgia Tech’s research, education, and service missions, and campus operations through leadership, communications, development, and decision making inspired and defined by ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Economics and Environment Network

  • Australian National University

The Economics and Environment Network (EEN) at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra was established in 2002 by the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies (CRES), now part of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Institute of Strategic Economic Studies

  • Victoria University (Victoria)

The Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies (VISES) is led by Professor Bruce Rasmussen, and incorporates the Centre for Policy Studies (CoPS). CoPS will continue to operate in a semi-autonomous ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Economic and Social Studies of the Environment

  • Universite Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels Region)

The CEESE was created shortly after the first UN Conference on Human Environment held in Stockholm in 1972. It consists of a multidisciplinary team of researchers focusing on quantitative assessment ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment

  • University of Alberta (AB)

The Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment (CABREE) is an independent research centre located within the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta. Given ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Research Center for Environmental Economics

  • Heidelberg University

The Research Center for Environmental Economics is the focal point of environmental research and teaching of the Department of Economics (Alfred-Weber-Institute). It consists of a number of individual researchers and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade

  • Leibniz Universität Hannover

The Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade is one among several institutes of the Faculty of Economics and Management. The research agenda of this institute mainly includes topics related ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Research Group in Energy, Innovation & the Environment

  • University of Vigo

Formed in 2004, the Research Group's priorities are in the field of innovation, energy and the environment, resulting in more than one hundred articles.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Institute for the Economy and the Environment

  • University of St. Gallen

The institute's research focuses on strategic sustainability management and the development and implementation of sustainablilty innovations.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Harvard Environmental Economics Program

  • Harvard University (MA)

HEEP is a university-wide initiative addressing today's complex environmental challenges and is based in the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

The Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy (CEnREP) advances environmental solutions for North Carolina and the nation by providing leadership in research and outreach, and by training of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Global Development and Environment Institute

  • Tufts University (MA)

The Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE – pronounced "gee-day") was founded in 1993 to combine the research and curricular development activities of two Tufts programs: the Program for Sustainable Change ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Integrative Environmental Research

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The Center for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER) at the University of Maryland addresses complex environmental challenges through research that explores the dynamic interactions among environmental, economic and social forces and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Gund Institute for Environment

  • University of Vermont (VT)

The Gund Institute for Environment mobilizes scholars and leaders to understand and solve critical environmental issues.

From its home at the University of Vermont, the institute accelerates research and connects ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BA in Economics, Sustainability & Society

  • Xavier University (OH)

This degree will allow students to holistically investigate the complex sustainability challenges of our era, where the economy is seen as a component of the ecosystem, not vice versa. Students ...

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BS in Environmental & Resource Economics

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

Environmental and resource economics focuses on the application of economic theory to specific environmental and resource problems to include; land, marine, water, agricultural, forestry, fisheries or marine resource economics. Students ...

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BS in Environmental & Water Resource Economics

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

A degree in Environmental Water Resource and Economics (EWRE) prepares students to assume responsible positions in the management of the world's natural and human resources. Students develop skills through ...

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BS in Environmental Economics & Management

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Environmental Economics and Management prepares students for a career that requires balancing environmental sustainability and economic development goals. The major is a broad, integrated study of environmental economics, public finance ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Environmental Economics & Management

  • University of Rhode Island (RI)

Undergraduate students who have a strong interest in natural resource sciences, and in how the environment affects the economy, will find this to be a challenging and rewarding major. The ...

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BS in Environmental Economics & Policy

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the College of Letters and Science jointly offer the undergraduate major in Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP). This major offers an opportunity ...

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BS in Environmental Economics, Policy & Management

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Students majoring in Environmental Economics and Policy must choose one of three options: The Environmental Economics Option focuses on development of strong economic and statistical skills and their use in ...

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Community Development & Leadership Option (BS in Social Science)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

As a Social Science student pursing the option in Community Development and Leadership program, you will investigate the social and cultural dynamics in our communities, explore how these dynamics impact ...

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Environment, Economics, & Politics (EEP)

  • Claremont McKenna College (CA)
  • Scripps College (CA)

Closely associated with the Roberts Environmental Center, the EEP major explores 21st-century problems and opportunities involving interrelated environmental, economic, and political issues. Students interested in economics and policy studies build ...

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Environmental Economics & Policy Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the College of Letters and Science jointly offer the undergraduate major in Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP). This major offers an opportunity ...

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Geography & Environmental Resources Major

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL)

Majors earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Environmental Resources study the dynamic relationship between nature and society with an emphasis on principles of physical and social science ...

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PhD in Ecological Economics

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

The Ph.D. degree in Ecological Economics requires 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree and 60 beyond the Master's degree. The minimum residency requirement for the PhD is ...

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PhD in Environmental & Natural Resource Economics

  • University of Rhode Island (RI)

The PhD program in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics consists of 72 credits, including core courses in economic theory, with an emphasis on aspects pertinent to natural ...

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PhD in Environmental Economics & Environmental Management

  • University of York

Rated second in the UK and 17th in the world for the impact of research, the Environment department at the University of York offers an outstanding, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment ...

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PhD in Geography & Environmental Engineering

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

A DoGEE PhD student will explore the current state of knowledge in his or her field. Information and ideas developed by others are critically examined and placed in proper context ...

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Ecological Economics Graduate Certificate

  • University of Vermont (VT)

Ecological economics is a transdisciplinary field of study that broadly examines the relationships between ecological and economic systems. It differs from both conventional economics and ecology by emphasizing environment-economy interactions ...

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Environment & Community MA Program

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

The Environment & Community MA Program is a two-year, interdisciplinary graduate program focused on understanding and advancing sustainability and community resilience within the context of social and environmental change at ...

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MA in Social Ecology

  • Prescott College (AZ)

Social Ecology focuses on the ways in which institutional and societal structures manifest and perpetuate social injustice and environmental impacts. Prescott College can work with faculty from its partner Institute ...

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Master of GIS for Sustainability Management

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Geared to those who want to enter or advance in the GIS field, the UW Master of GIS for Sustainability Management is the only program of its kind. You'll ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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